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Nancy Malone, longtime actress and pioneering TV director, dies at 79
Nancy Malone, longtime actress and pioneering TV director, dies at 79

Nancy Malone was on the cover of Life magazine at age 11, had a starring role on Broadway at 17 and worked steadily as an actress in television in her 20s and 30s. Though she was in demand, she feared for the future. "I'd seen actresses getting to the age of 45, having nowhere to go except Bloomingdale's or regional theater," Malone said in an interview for the 2002 book "Women Who Run the Show." She drastically curbed her acting in the 1970s for the other side of the camera. Malone became not only an Emmy-winning producer and studio executive, but also — in a move highly unusual for a woman at the time — a director, working on shows such as...

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